Jun 14, 2024

Coming To Mayfaire: New Tenants, Lululemon Expansion And Rolex Time

Mayfaire Town Center is expanding with new tenants and major upgrades for existing stores, according to a news release. Clothing stores Free People and FP Movement are expected to open this fall. National athletic wear retailer lululemon, which op ...

Jun 12, 2024

Greenfield Amphitheater Could Get New Seating, More Space

The city of Wilmington has plans to add more seating and a new outdoor area to Hugh Morton Amphitheater at Greenfield Lake Park. The proposed changes to the existing 1,200-seat, outdoor amphitheater would add more space for concertgoers and conces ...

Jun 12, 2024

Protocase Selects Wilmington For Its First US Expansion

A Canadian company has chosen Wilmington for its first expansion into the U.S.  Protocase, a rapid manufacturing and prototyping firm serving the aerospace and defense industries, plans to set up an office in downtown Wilmington this summer,& ...

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Gretchen Roberts
Red Bike Advisors

Buying a Business? 6 Critical Finance and Tax Questions Before the Purchase

Posted Jun 4, 2024

As Baby Boomers continue to retire, business-buying is a hot opportunity for new entrepreneurs and existing business owners alike. Before you ink your first (or next) deal, ask these questions and get clear answers that help you decide to move forward, renegotiate...read entire article
Achievers & Accolades

Hatch Named UNCW's Director Of Sponsored Programs, Research Compliance

Jun 11, 2024

Seabird Chef Calls James Beard Awards 'a Win' Even Without Top Prize

While Dean Neff, owner and head chef at Seabird, did not take home the James Beard Foundation’s coveted Outstanding Chef award on Monday, he was the first Wilmington chef to make it to the final round and be invited to the awards ceremony.  ...

Jun 11, 2024

Grimmburger Food Truck To Open Brick-and-mortar Location At The Forum

Wilmington food truck Grimmburger plans to move into its first brick-and-mortar space in The Forum later this summer. Grimmburger owners Matthew and Sammie Jo Grimm have signed a lease for the space formerly occupied by Epic Food Co., a health-foc ...

Jun 10, 2024

Del Webb Community In Leland To Begin Home Sales This Summer

Home sales are set to begin this summer in Leland’s Mallory Creek neighborhood. The master-planned community from Del Webb will have 762 homesites on just over 300 acres near River Road in Leland. Six model homes are currently under construc ...

Jun 10, 2024

Seabird's Dean Neff Talks Awards, Community Ahead Of Tonight's James Beard Ceremony

Dean Neff, owner and head chef at downtown Wilmington restaurant Seabird, is in Chicago today for the 33rd annual James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony. He is among five chefs nominated nationwide for the foundation’s Outstanding Chef ...

Jun 7, 2024

Historic Wilmington Foundation Director Resigns, Interim Named

The executive director of the Historic Wilmington Foundation announced his resignation on Friday. Travis Gilbert is leaving to serve as the director of philanthropy for the Old Baldy Foundation, a nonprofit that works to preserve Old Baldy Lightho ...

Jun 7, 2024

UNC Wilmington Blue Economy Index's Performance In May

The UNC Wilmington Blue Economy Index is showing signs of the industry’s resilience after it outperformed many prominent indices in May.   An announcement on June 5 displayed the index’s monthly percent change compared to comparabl ...

Jun 7, 2024

Canapi Venture’s Fund Raises Stakes

Canapi Ventures, a financial technology-focused venture capital fund based on Live Oak Bank’s campus in Wilmington, has invested about 20% of its latest $750 million Fund II. This fund, as Canapi President Neil Underwood told the Greater Wil ...

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